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by todd@engsw.com
Mon Dec 13, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: PowerCADD Discussion
Topic: PC won't launch
Replies: 5
Views: 11035

Re: PC won't launch

Sorry for the delayed response. So, when I click to open a powercadd 9 project/drawing I see the "POWERCADD 9" logo box, then a prompt box pops up that says "loading Powercadd 9 file (and the name of the project/file) please wait"... and the color wheel turning. I have to force quit (says Powercadd...
by todd@engsw.com
Sun Dec 12, 2021 1:54 am
Forum: PowerCADD Discussion
Topic: PC won't launch
Replies: 5
Views: 11035

Re: PC won't launch

Can you be more specific about what "won't launch" means? Does PowerCADD hang. Does PowerCADD crash?

PowerCADD does a version check when it starts, and sometime a firewall will block this request causing PowerCADD to wait for a timeout. If you wait 2 minutes, does PowerCADD continue?
by todd@engsw.com
Fri Nov 05, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: PowerCADD Discussion
Topic: Migration
Replies: 11
Views: 2581

Re: Migration

All the times I've used migration assistant, I've just used it to move a user account, not applications or system. I read an article that's worth contemplating about why you may want to start over with a fresh user account from scratch, but I can't find it now. Not saying you should, but it worth t...
by todd@engsw.com
Fri Nov 05, 2021 12:23 pm
Forum: PowerCADD Discussion
Topic: PowerCADD Future
Replies: 41
Views: 8936

Re: PowerCADD Future

Here is a link to the formal announcement on the Engineered Software web site: PowerCADD and AutoDesSys join forces
by todd@engsw.com
Thu Oct 28, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: PowerCADD Discussion
Topic: PowerCADD Future
Replies: 90
Views: 54029

Re: PowerCADD Future

Dear PowerCADD Users, In June I delivered sad news that development was ending with PowerCADD. Today, I have some exciting news about PowerCADD’s future. Engineered Software and AutoDesSys, Inc, (the maker of the form•Z 3D design modeler) are joining forces to develop the next generation of PowerCAD...
by todd@engsw.com
Thu Oct 28, 2021 4:08 pm
Forum: PowerCADD Discussion
Topic: PowerCADD & Catalina
Replies: 4
Views: 1916

Re: PowerCADD & Catalina

Dear PowerCADD Users, In June I delivered sad news that development was ending with PowerCADD. Today, I have some exciting news about PowerCADD’s future. Engineered Software and AutoDesSys, Inc, (the maker of the form•Z 3D design modeler) are joining forces to develop the next generation of PowerCAD...
by todd@engsw.com
Thu Oct 28, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: PowerCADD Discussion
Topic: PowerCADD Future
Replies: 41
Views: 8936

PowerCADD Future

Dear PowerCADD Users, In June I delivered sad news that development was ending with PowerCADD. Today, I have some exciting news about PowerCADD’s future. Engineered Software and AutoDesSys, Inc, (the maker of the form•Z 3D design modeler) are joining forces to develop the next generation of PowerCAD...
by todd@engsw.com
Tue Jul 20, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: PowerCADD Discussion
Topic: PowerCADD Keeps wanting me to Register
Replies: 1
Views: 1998

Re: PowerCADD Keeps wanting me to Register

Bill, We have not received a PowerCADD registration from you recently, and that would indicate that there is a failure at the send stage. An email client not configured on this machine, for example. Here are the actions I would take: First, make sure you are on the current version of PowerCADD. Some...
by todd@engsw.com
Tue Jul 13, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: PowerCADD Discussion
Topic: Life after/beyond PowerCadd?
Replies: 167
Views: 81429

Re: Life after/beyond PowerCadd?

How do you calculate scale in the file? I see layers have a scale factor but in the sample file it's always 1 Will there be a document-level element with scales and other global settings? I see some binary data in some of the objects in the 5groups.plist will there be a follow-on definition for par...
by todd@engsw.com
Thu Jul 08, 2021 3:46 am
Forum: PowerCADD Discussion
Topic: Life after/beyond PowerCadd?
Replies: 167
Views: 81429

Re: Life after/beyond PowerCadd?

For those who are interested in the XML translator... The translator application is not quite ready, but here is a link to the XML preliminary specification for PowerCADD files. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/93v887zywgu8vi3/AACkUFqg-e1sWWOBacz0l6-8a?dl=0 Included in the linked folder is an introductory...